5 Ways to Make the World STOP & LISTEN to You

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<ul><li><p>5 Ways to Make the World </p><p>STOP &amp; LISTEN to You</p></li><li><p>*The College Student Mindset for Career Preparation and Success. Barnes &amp; Noble College and Why Millenials Matter. http://www.bncollege.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Millennial%20Survey%20Report_FINAL914.pdf</p><p>90% of students consider communication skills </p><p>most important AND an area for improvement*</p></li><li><p>With practice, you can become a leader </p><p>that speaks authentically and powerfully.</p></li><li><p>1BE SUCCINCT </p></li><li><p>Its 2015. </p><p>Nobody has time to beat around the bush. Cut to the point. </p><p>1</p></li><li><p>2BE PREPARED </p></li><li><p>Being over prepared might even be better. </p><p>This refers to any conversations, speeches, or interviews. </p><p>2</p></li><li><p>Be informed about local and relevant current events. </p><p>Have a few stories in the back of your mind for reference. </p><p>Be ready to talk about anything!</p><p>2</p></li><li><p>3BE CONVERSATIONAL </p><p>&amp; LISTEN</p></li><li><p>You want to be someone that is easy to talk to, especially in a professional environment. </p><p>3</p></li><li><p>It takes a while to master the skill of holding a conversation </p><p>with a person you just met. </p><p>Try to nd something you have in common and listen closely </p><p>to what they are saying.</p><p>3</p></li><li><p>4BE AWARE OF </p><p>BODY LANGUAGE</p></li><li><p>Only 7% of communication involves words. </p><p>55% is visual(body language, eye contact).</p><p>38% is vocal(pitch, speed, volume, tone of voice).* </p><p>4</p><p>*Gallo, Carmine (2007, February 14). Body Language: A Key to Success in the Workplace. Retrieved from http:// nance.yahoo.com/news/pf_article_102425.html</p></li><li><p>4The lessons that Ive learned about </p><p> rst impressions through auditioning has de nitely prepared me for the professional world. People can make assumptions about </p><p>you the moment you step into the roomyour age, past experiences, work ethic. </p><p>I purposely stand tall to give o con dence and </p><p>exude gravitas.</p><p>Brianna Mercado, Professional Dancer and Motivational Speaker</p></li><li><p>The worlds best leaders and communicators have </p><p>strong body language: a commanding presence that re ects con dence, </p><p>competence, and charisma. </p><p>4</p></li><li><p>5BE AUTHENTIC </p></li><li><p>The most important thing is to be YOU.</p><p>Know yourselfyour values, goals, and dreams</p><p>and speak from the heart.</p><p>5</p></li><li><p>Communication is a skill that takes A LOT of practice.</p><p>Get started with </p><p>Peter Druckers Five Most Important Questions:Enduring Wisdom for Todays Leaders</p><p>wileybiz.com/drucker-5-questions</p></li></ul>